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Monday 18 March 2024
India roundup: India leaps forward in building semiconductor ecosystem
Three semiconductor projects, including one wafer fab and two ATMP/OSAT facilities, were inaugurated, marking a milestone for India on its way to building a semiconductor ecosystem
Wednesday 13 March 2024
India reportedly delays Tower Semiconductor fab project amid legal dispute
Recently, India approved three proposals to set up wafer fabs and ATMP/OSAT facilities. However, India has yet to clear Tower Semiconductor's proposal, reportedly due to legal entanglements...
Tuesday 27 February 2024
Mirror on the wall... will Intel become 2nd largest foundry in the world? Perhaps, but...
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger wants the company to become the world's second-largest foundry service provider by 2030. With the right partners, it may achieve the goal faster than expected...
Monday 26 February 2024
India roundup: Tower Semiconductor and Tata propose setting up fabs in India
India's chip ecosystem is rapidly evolving, and local firms' ties with Taiwan-based companies on semiconductors are expected to deepen.
Tuesday 20 February 2024
India receives fab proposals from Tata and Tower Semiconductor
According to the Indian Express, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the minister of state for electronics and IT of India, said the government received proposals from Tata Group and Tower...
Monday 5 February 2024
Tata, Tower Semiconductor, TI reportedly apply for Indian semiconductor lab modernization
As part of the revival roadmap in semiconductors, India invited bids to modernize its Semiconductor Laboratory (SCL), with Tata, Tower Semiconductor, and Texas Instruments reportedly...
Monday 29 January 2024
Research Insight: UMC's alliance with Intel starts new chapter in foundry competition
Intel and UMC's announcement to work together in developing 12nm processes has been lauded as a creative move. DIGITIMES Research believes that because of the complementary nature...
Tuesday 2 January 2024
India roundup: challenges remain for smartphone export expansion in India
Despite rapid expansion in smartphone exports from India in recent years, geopolitical issues remain for India to expand exports further. Innolux confirmed the display collaboration...
Tuesday 26 December 2023
Tower Semiconductor reportedly submits application for wafer fab in India amid repeated challenges
Tower Semiconductor, one of the foundry applicants for India's incentive scheme, reportedly submitted a fresh application with a new partner while facing a potential legal suit from...
Monday 23 October 2023
Tower Semiconductor rekindles investment interest in India, yet reportedly met with lukewarm response
After Intel's failed acquisition of Israel-based Tower Semiconductor, the latter reportedly revived its interest in finding partners to make chips in India, the fourth attempt for...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Intel strikes new foundry deal with Tower Semiconductor
Intel Foundry Services (IFS) and Tower Semiconductor have reached a new agreement in which IFS will provide foundry services and 300mm manufacturing capacity to assist Tower in serving...
Wednesday 30 August 2023
Intel acquisition breakdown: Clearing the path for Tower Semiconductor investment in India?
Intel recently terminating its US$5.4 billion deal to acquire Israel's contract chipmaker Tower Semiconductor after failing to obtain required regulatory approval from China is undoubtedly...
Thursday 17 August 2023
Intel foundry ambition hits a rock with Tower acquisition deal falling through
Failing to get approval from Chinese authorities for the US$5.4 billion deal to acquire Tower Semiconductor, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger had to throw in the towel and call off the plan...
Thursday 17 August 2023
Geopolitical tensions impede Intel's Tower acquisition
Intel's inability to complete the acquisition of Tower Semiconductor was already anticipated as geopolitical risks intensified, according to sources at Taiwan-based pure-play found...
Wednesday 16 August 2023
Intel calls off Tower Semiconductor deal
Intel Corp officially called off the US$5.4 billion deal of Tower Semiconductor Inc. acquisition due to failure in obtaining approval from the Chinese authorities. The decision was...
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